American Standard Insurance Company of Wisconsin, et al. vs. Honorable John E. Davis, Ballesteros, L&A, Real Parties in Interest
Year 2007
Court Arizona Supreme Court
Case Number Case No. CV 08-0233-SA
  • Auto insurance
  • Arizona

Whether form in Spanish should be given to a Spanish speaker. When there are multiple forms available to insurance companies, as is the case here, the option to use one or the other should be made by the insured, not by the insurance company. Giving the insured the option to select the form in either English or Spanish, as contrasted to leaving this decision in the hands of the insurer, advances the legislative goals underlying the Arizona Uninsured Motorist Act. (UMA)